Posse News Archive

Posse New York News Archive

Fall 2017

Brandeis Alum Builds Diversity at Barclays

As a member of the Early Careers team at Barclays, Brandeis University Posse Alumnus George Okrah has assumed a key leadership role in advancing diversity at the banking giant. Read More

Fall 2017

Trinity International Studies Graduate Hones Global Perspective

​Elizabeth Valenzuela graduated from Trinity College last spring with a double major in international studies and political science, and a double minor in urban studies and hispanic studies. Read More

Fall 2017

EY Executive Supports Posse Program

​Gerry Dixon of Ernst and Young (EY) has been a member of the Posse New York Advisory Board since 2015. Read More

Spring 2017

Awards Ceremonies Honor 130 New York City Young Leaders

​At Awards Ceremonies held over two nights at the Times Center, Posse New York’s 13 partner colleges and universities awarded 130 talented Scholars four-year, full-tuition scholarships worth more than $26 million. Read More

Spring 2017

Alumni Give Back Through New Career Program Initiative

​This past December, Posse New York’s Career Program launched a new initiative, Alums in Action. Read More

Spring 2017

Posse Alumnus Studies Plant Science at Stanford

​Dirk Spencer thought he disliked plant science, until his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), when a botany professor at the university showed him a video of a plant responding to physical damage. Read More

Winter 2017

New York Honors Newman’s Own Foundation, Raises Close to $100K

​In October 2016, Posse New York celebrated its annual Power of 10 event at the Housing Works Bookstore Café. Read More

Winter 2017

Posse Foundation Welcomes Steve Gallucci to National, Advisory Boards

​Last fall Steve Gallucci, Tri-State managing partner of Deloitte, joined Posse’s national board of directors and recently was named chair of the foundation’s local New York advisory board. Read More

Winter 2017

DePauw Scholar Strives to Make a Difference Through Art

​Greisy Genao, DePauw University Posse Scholar, is a junior majoring in English writing with a minor in film studies. Read More

Winter 2017

Posse Alumna Named President of Ithaca College

​Dr. Shirley Collado has been named the next president of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. A member of the inaugural Posse that matriculated at Vanderbilt University in 1989, Shirley is the first Posse alumna to become president of an institution of higher education. Read More

New York Advisory Board

Steve Gallucci, Chair

Iyan Adewuya
James C. Clark
Paul DeNoon
Gerry Dixon
Chris Heffernan
Monique L. Nelson
Jiselle Peralta
Kadia Tubman
Maggie Quinn Walker

Shreya Malena-Sannon, Director

New York Partner Colleges + Universities

Babson College
Brandeis University
DePauw University
Dickinson College
Franklin & Marshall College
Lafayette College
Lawrence University
Middlebury College
Smith College
Trinity College
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Wheaton College